- Dry skin: care and treatment
- Masks and Makeup
Few things can be worse than the dry, itchy skin. Dry skin can appear at any time of year, but most people are faced with this problem in the winter. Why is that? In the cold season due to low air temperature and humidity, strong winds and heating in homes, the skin loses the natural lipid layer of the skin that normally protects it from dryness. To skin remained did not dry, you need to first of all take care that they do not allow it to lose moisture.
Wash with water at room temperature
Hot water dries the skin, so it is best to wash with water at room temperature. If you find it difficult in winter to observe this rule, take a warm shower, but once a day, and only for five minutes. It is also recommended to give up hot baths: immersion in hot water, combined with drying chemicals (foam and salt bath) - it's fun for you, and torture to your skin.
The same rules apply to hand-washing - just wash them with warm, not hot water.
Moisturize your skin immediately after washing
Apply moisturizers immediately after having taken a shower or wash your hands - this time the skin is best absorbs nutrients and moisturizing agents.
Exfoliate your skin once a week
Moisturizing creams are better absorbed in the well-cleansed skin, which is not too thick layer of dead skin cells. However, you should not use exfoliating too often - for a good result rather than once a week. For example, use of the salt scrubs or sugar, as well as natural oils, which are also well clear, and at the same time and moisturize the skin.
Buy a humidifier
To remain well hydrated skin, the level of humidity should be at least 30%. In the room where the heating turned on, the humidity may be only about 10%. To increase the humidity, use humidifiers - it is desirable to put them into every room, and above all - in the bedroom.
Moisturizing Mask - an obligatory element of care for dry skin. Whether you are using a commercial or homemade masks - most importantly, to do it on a regular basis, otherwise there will be little benefit.
Take good care of hands and feet
The skin on the hands and feet in winter can become very dry, but we often do not notice it, focusing on the care of the person.
In winter, apply a moisturizer and be sure to wear gloves before you go out. Several times a week before going to bed
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copiously smear moisturizer hands and feet, and sleeping in cotton socks and gloves - it will provide deep hydration.
Do not forget the lips
Licking his lips, you do not moisturize them, but rather help them to dry faster. Lips lose moisture faster than other parts of the body, so they need help - Regularly lubricate them balms, and before going to bed - natural oils.
Protect your face
If you have very dry skin, maybe you should give up washing with tap water. Instead, use a mild detergent solution which does not need to wash or mineral bottled water.
Take fish oil
Fish oil can improve even very dry skin. On average, six weeks the skin becomes smoother, cease to peel off, it disappears feeling of tightness. Hair and nails are also starting to look better
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. Just a couple of fish oil capsules a day can almost create miracles. If you do not forget about the rest of the rules of skin care, it will soon have to hear her address mass deserved compliments
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